Gilmore Tee continues breaking boundaries

Gilmore Tee continues breaking boundaries

Aug 12, 2019, 10:09 AM

Forbes 30 under 30 class member Gilmore Tee has set the bar high and has inspired many people with his dedication and drive.  

The 29-year-old is a content creator, influencer, PR consultant, fashion facilitator and media practitioner, who keeps flying the Zimbabwean flag up high. 

He is also a Global Change Maker and Mandela Washington Fellow who owns his own company called Paper Bag Africa. He was recently announced as an ambassador for Zim Thrive.

The first major event he was part of was the Creative Industries conference in 2009 and from there the journey began. He met up with a lot of inspiring individuals within the field and has endeavored in the creative space as it guaranteed sustainability. 

Here is Gilmore’s most recognizable work and why he deserves the spot as Forbes 30 under 30:

Media presence

He is a television host for a reality TV model show ‘Strut ‘n Pose, licensee for MTV Shuga, former radio host for Cliff Central (a South African radio station), producer for Thatha wena, which was nominated for the PanAfrican conservationist TV show. He was also a brand ambassador for the show. 

Influencer work 

He has been an influencer for Ster Kinekor Zimbabwe, International Cricket council, Econet Wireless, European Union Film Festival, Simbisa brands and Pizza Hut. 


He has worked with Edgars Stores, Durban Fashion Fair, Mozambique Fashion Week, SA Menswear week, Africa Fashion Week in Toronto and many others. 

“I am here representing not only myself, my family, my city, my country, but that young Zimbabwean and African who is pushing their dreams to become a better individual. That person who is fighting systems on a daily basis.” He said in an Instagram post as he acknowledges his achievements. 

He is a constant reminder that hard work pays off and people will achieve bigger things if they put their minds to it. 

His finesse is evident in his work and is not stopping anytime soon till he reaches those pinnacles he is gunning for.

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